Posts Tagged: pregnancy
In her deeply personal essay on The Millions, Allison K. Gibson explains some of the intense literary cravings she experienced during her pregnancy. Some of them were unexpected, even violent, but all were led entirely by intuition.
“Now I had a voracious appetite to consume certain books I’d read long ago, revisiting passages that had always been especially moving.
“Seaweed?” I ask, feeling simultaneously perplexed and defeated. “The surgeon is going to put seaweed in my vagina?”...more
My husband, Devan, wants to know when he can stop lying to everyone he cares about. He’s talking about the baby, the fact that we’re having one (if all goes well) in early October....more
A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be around while one of my best friends gave birth to a baby boy. It was an amazing experience. As a result, unfortunately, I had to spend a lot of time at SF General....more